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  1. Best Oil to run in 2014 Switchback ?

    V-Twin Forum News
    concur here
  2. Nightmare

    V-Twin Forum News
    yes tuning is needed... what is an S&S stage 1 kit?? I was an S&S&S dealer for years,, and the stage kits were not used so as to have no patent issues with harley...
  3. Baker DD7 cruise control problems

    Harley-Davidson Touring
    just giving you a hard time... is that "Jim's race motor" going on the bike with the 7 speed?
  4. Baker DD7 cruise control problems

    Harley-Davidson Touring
    rocket ship?? lol,, easily impressed arent you? the problem with recognizing 7th gear is,,,, the harley only came with 6, the ecm recognizes only the first 6 gears..
  5. Shifter pawl welded (WTF)

    Transmission and Primary
    it's really pretty simple,,, ill the trap door with all but the main drive gear attached,,, then replace the shifter shaft as an assembly and shift arm as needed...
  6. brake upgrade?

    Harley-Davidson FXR
    bigger newer brakes do not mean easy to lock up,,, they .Sean more braking control with less input to the lever,,, interpreted as best I can. alot of brakes equals an ability to lose mph quixkly
  7. 1982 FXR ID help

    Harley-Davidson FXR
    therm is closer than me... the wheels are correct for an fxrs... spokes came on the fxr... many guys with fxr's traded wheels with an earlier fxr, or sporty to get the 9 spoke mags..it was quite common to send all the polished aluminum parts out for chrome.. front calipers either have covers...
  8. Coil wiring 2

    Harley-Davidson Softail
    the wire to power the coil comes down from the on/ off switch in the right handlebar harness. the wire is white,,, it, and the white wire from the dyna ignition go to the same lost on the coil.. is your ignition an all in the nose cone model,, or the one under the seat? if it is under the...
  9. Swapped Transmission, Dash Burnt Out

    Electrical, Wiring and Lighting
    there are adjustable speed sensors.. get the speed right... the dash,, check for power and grounds,,, check the output of the speed sensor
  10. Custom Chroming Cost?

    Harley-Davidson FXR
    browns plating was awesome..... thank the EPA for them closing the doors..
  11. 2019 lowrider dual disc front end

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes and Suspension
    sit down and check the part #'s on your front end vs the brakes you want,,, most wheels are pre drilled and taped for a second rotor,,,
  12. 1979 HD Ironhead XLCH Front wheel

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes and Suspension
    the wheel bearings need to be set up,,, shims are used between the spacer and inner race on the bearings if this step is skipped the result can be a sloppy fit with movement,, too tight and the new bearings are overhèated and need replacement... it's not rocket science,,, do this prior to...
  13. Harley FXR Wire Issue

    Harley-Davidson FXR
    it's really pretty easy to rewire them... most obsolete harnesses are available from V TWIN manufacturing.. or NAMZ will fix you up,,, handlebar harnesses come with switches and 48" of wire so you can custom fit them... I sometimes build complete harnesses for bikes I'm restoring the...
  14. Wierd problem with 2006 street glide

    Twin-Cam Engine
    sounds like the tune,, like don said canned maps are junk,,,, every engine is a little different,,, even though the same build has been done hundreds if not thousands of times... it possibly has an air leak in the intake...
  15. alert never use dragonman

    My Story, the Beginning...
    write it off,,, I get it you are pissed,, and you have every right to be,,, so sue the bas%^#d !! like I said $1800 is beyond a bargain,, that should have told you to be ready for a bad ending... usually $3k is a starting point for rebuilding that engine,,, by a real shop... you know what they...
  16. S&S 124 Crate Motor

    Twin-Cam Engine
    archangels advice is wise,,, and from experience... I'll second that advice,, and add,, if you have stock brakes you should upgrade before you realize it too late..
  17. S&S 124 Crate Motor

    Twin-Cam Engine
    turbo. whatever you say you know and see all,,, lol.
  18. American Ironhorse Drive Pulley

    Choppers and Customs
    any big twin harley pully will bolt right on
  19. Front cylinder running lean on my 2000 S&S 113

    Choppers and Customs
    front is rich rear is lean,, look for a vacuum leak at the manifold,,, or the accelerator pump nozzle squirting towards the front... for starters
  20. 113 Ultima making lifter or pushrod noise

    Evolution Engine
    no factory engine comes with 2 different brand lifters,,, that spells previous troubles in the cam chest to me,,, and cutting costs as well...
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